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    October 28, 2012
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adjacent to the premises as to where they have control, number 3, sales of alcoholic beverages shall be restricted to alcoholic beverages that are included in a gift basket, number 4, graffiti has be removed from the premises within 72 hours of application. if the graffiti occurs on a friday or weekend day or on a holiday, the licensee shall remove the graffiti within 72 hours following the beginning of the next work day, number 5, loiter, loitering is defined as to stand without lawful business, it is prohibited on any sidewalks or properties adjacent to the license premise, number 6, there shall be no exterior advertising or any sign or type including advertising directed to the exterior from within, promoting
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or indicating the availability of alcoholic beverages, interior displays of alcoholic b*efrnl beverages or signs shall constitute a violation of this condition and number 7, no retail sales of alcoholic beverages to consumers shall be permitted at this location, all sales of alcoholic beverages should be made via carrier to the customer off-site. thank you. >> is the project sponsor here? no? any members of the public that would like to testify on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. >> i'd like to move it. >> move it forward with recommendation, mr. clerk, that will be the order. can you please read item number 5. >> item number 5, hearing to consider the issuance of a type 64 special on-sale general theatre liquor license to jason seifer for the american
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conservatory. >> the applicant has put in an application with the department of alcoholic beverage alcohol seeking an alcoholic beverage license type 64, this is an on-sale general, from the location of 1115-1117 street, for the purposes of this hear, the california department of beverage control seeks a determination pr the board of supervisors as to the approval or denial of this license. from the time period july 2011 through july 2012, there were reportedly 72 police calls for service, in that same time period, there was only one police report. this premise is located in plot 208, the high crime area is
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defined as 215 or more reported incidents, this mot had 2183 incidents recorded for the calendar year 2010, this is over the high crime area definition by 1968 incidents. the applicant premise is located in a high crime area. the premise is located in census track 176.01, population for this practice is 7630, active on-sale licenses are 75. off-sale license authorized by census track is 7, active off-sale is 10, active premise is located in an undue concentration area, as far as letters of protest, there are no records of protest with the california department of alcoholic beverage and there is also no record of support with
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the california alcoholic beverage control. no opposition from southern police station, the police department does recommend approval, the following conditions have been recommended to the kol foreign ya department of alcoholic beverage control, number one, sales, service and consumption of alcoholic b*efrnls shall be premed only between 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. sunday through thursday and 4 p.m. and mid night friday and saturday evenings. number two, the sale in serving of alcoholic beverages shall be limited to ticket holders only during and two hours prior to a bonafide theatre performance of the theatre company, the bonafide theatre performance is defined that the licensee must [inaudible] other performers for the purpose of putting on performances, number 3, sales, s*frs and consumption of alcoholic beverages should be made from stationery bar, reportable bars and waiter/waitresses service and shall not be sold, served or delivered to customers by
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individual ambulatory vendors, number 4, the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises is strictly prohibited, alcoholic beverages should be served in containers clearly distinguishable from non-alcoholic beverage containers, number 6, the sale of alcoholic beverages shall be limited to two or more than -- excuse me, shall be limited to no more than two beverages per person per sale, number 7, the petitioner shall post signs measuring no less than 2 by 2 inches with no lettering of two inches that height that read "no alcoholic benches beyond this point" at all permitted entrances, stair we wills and entrances to the theatre seating area as depicted on the abc form, an employee or security guard shall be ensured the possibility of ensuring all alcoholic benches be within the
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permitted area when they are being exercised, number 9, at any time, the licensee utilizes a third party promoter, the licensee shall retain staffing of the business and shall approve all marketing, loitering is to stand idly about without lawful business is prohibited on any sidewalks or property adjacent to the license premises under the control of the licensee as depicted on abc form 257, number 11, the petitioner shall be responsible for maintaining free of litter the area adjacent to the premises over which they have control, and the exterior of the premises..[reading].. be made discernable the appearance and conduct of all persons on or about the premises.
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>> is the project sponsor available for any comments? >> good morning, my name is jais sore seifer, i'm the director to have finance at act, so we've been at this location for ten years already, it's where we produce our costumes for all of our productions, about a year ago, we made a performance space with the black box theatre, we think it's beneficial for the neighborhood to continue to activate the neighborhood especially in the evening, we purchased the [inaudible] on that same block, we're hoping to renovate it and turn it into a 199 seat theatre, to activate that particular block, so i'm basically here if you have any questions about this particular liquor license, obviously it's pretty restricted and we always have a security guard at the site and, yeah, if there's any particular questions you have, i'd be happy to answer them. >> you agree with all the recommendations?
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>> yes, not a problem. >> any other members of the public wish to comment on this item? >> my name is michael nulty, i'm the executive director of district 6, our land use committee did send in a letter of support to the project sponsor, i guess abc did not get it but we do support the license and we believe that having this venue will serve the convenience and necessity of san francisco, and will obviously benefit the market street corridor and will make everybody happy and maybe party some. thank you. >> thank you. >> any other members of the public who would wish to testify, please line up. >> good morning, supervisors, i would like to speak in support of this idea, i'm familiar with
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the strand theatre when i was a little kid and i think act is going to show a lot better productions than the strand used to, so i think having a legitimate business in this area is going to try to uplift it eventually. now, like supervisor chu and a couple of previous speakers had mentioned, today's program so to speak had all liquor licenses, i thought that was kind of interesting considering that this is supposed to be city operations and neighborhood services, i'd like to make two suggestions as reported in the examiner, first one is titled fraud hot line for elections and the second one is cancer rate for female firefighters in san francisco, and my last comment, protect the four supervisors, thank you. >> any other members of the public wish to comment? seeing none, public comment is closed.
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can we send this item forward with recommendation? that will be the order. mr. clerk, any other items in front of the committee. >> there are no more items, mr. chair. >> then with that, we are adjourned.
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>> commissioner katz is probably on her way so we're going to start. >> i move we reconvene in open session. >> second. >> open session. >> also, [inaudible]. also we cannot disclose anything discussed in executive session. >> second.
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>> okay. please be advised that ringing of any cell phones, pagers or similar electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. please be advised the chair may order the removal from the room of any person responsible for the ring big of or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound producing electronic device. please be advised that a member of the public can have up to three minutes to make pertinent public comments on each agenda item unless the port commission adopts a shorter period on any item. item 7a, executive director's report. >> good afternoon, port commissioners. ment members of the public, members of the port staff, welcome here today. i just have a couple of very quick and happy items to report on, starting with milestone update on our pier 43-1/2 project. you may recall that that is part of the bay trail and lays atop the seawall in fisherman's wharf between where blue and
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gold sweet calls and the san friscan restaurant. constructing a new waterfront concrete promenade from powell street to the franciscan restaurant. our contractor there is vortex marine. they have been working rather diligently including saturdays most of the last month and will continue to work saturdays through thanksgiving with the goal of completing the project to substantial completion by thanksgiving. so far, 92 two-foot wide diameter concrete piles each of which are 100 feet in length, support the new wharf deck and that deck will go along the promenade there and come around behind the franciscan restaurant replacing old deck that has been condemned sometime ago. in addition and very importantly, over 500 feet of the timber seawall has been replaced with reinforced concrete wall and rock armor stone. this is a very important
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project for that area of the waterfront. on october 4th, friday, october 4th, the contractor began laying the cement pre-cast segment. so, part of the concrete will be poured in place and part of that concrete will be pre-cast and delivered. and, so, three of the pre-cast segments were delivered via barge and set into place saturday, october 13th. and the remaining 11 segments have been cast and are in transit to the job site for placement in the next two weeks. this past week at 1:00 a.m., 42 cement trucks arrived to pour the remaining concrete of the area that's cast in place. and, so, that was really rather cool. they came out 1:00 a.m. and were finished by sunrise. so, it was a very busy night, if you will. they poured 9,000 square feet of 15-inch thick concrete deck, about 380 cubic yards. that represents about 40% of the overall deck material. so, the remainder will be cast
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-- pre-cast, which will be delivered by barge. the next few weeks we'll see the remainder of the pre-cast deck panels placed p. topping slab placed, railing placed, lighting, and land side paving. so, this project is moving along with an expected opening date and time for thanksgiving on the opening of the crab season. so, that will be really perfect for all of us. i just want to take a few moments to thank all of our partners in the fisherman's wharf community for their patience with the project and the department of public works for their assistance in project management and, of course, members of the port staff ranging from port engineering to port real estate, port maintenance, pretty much everybody has been involved in some fashion. that's a very exciting milestone for us. a second one is right here next door and i hope if you didn't get a chance to see it on your way in you'll get a chance to see it on your way out. on saturday half the pier disappeared. it's gone for the most part. it's 90% complete with no serious issues or concerns. there are a few isolated
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structures which you might be able to see one is up against the pier 1 building. a concrete structure. as well as some of the very, very old ferry floats out towards the back. the project will be substantially complete by the end of this month, which is the middle of next week already. and that is several months ahead of our obligation to complete it by march of 2013. and you may recall that this is an important aspect of our permit with respect to the americas cup and pier 27 cruise terminal project. the pier item was bid out under the fourth amendment to the turner's pier cruise terminal contract. the total project is $1.3 million with $1 million going to a local lbe construction contractor, which is the sacker company which is a subcontractor to power engineering. so, we're really very pleased about that, and this is the project that's been on the books for a very long time and my kudos to everyone involved, which is too many people to
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mention. thanks, very great view of the bay there. motorcycle parking will be restored by the end of the month, which is something that people are concerned about. and from this hopefully we'll be able to restore the seating area as well. lastly i wanted to report on the grateful americas conference that occurred may 11. pete daly traveled to port commission with willie adams. there was a record attendance of 12,500 participants and the portmanaged, manned i guess is a better word, an exhibit for the couple of days during the conference. metro ports which is our steve adore company, had a boost and we hosted a cocktail reception for our key suppliers. our customers, if you will. and we also joined by not only commissioner adams as a member
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of the iowu international secretary treasurer, but also by mike vigilante who is in the back rooting for the giants there. and also james plato who came from the local [speaker not understood], a new approach that we took, it was extraordinarily well received, and together the port and iow delegation met with many of our customers and one on one came home with some good results. and, so, if i can, i'd like to defer over to commissioner adams to see if there is anything he'd like to highlight or share your perspective on. >> thank you. first of all, our going to houston is very historical. by the fact in the past only the port would go. but this time the port went and the iow, and i tell you, the customers it was a different approach. we were there working together [inaudible]. and the secretary treasurer, i'm also on the port
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commission. and we met with different customers. in fact, our biggest customer that goes into pier 80, they're building 10 new ships at $50 million a ship. and they have tried to corner the market. what they're saying is we want to bring double the amount of cargo going into pier 80. we need a good reliable work force. the port and iow have a good working relationship. we have the best working class workers coming from the iow to get the ships in and out, safe and productive. but also to, we said we want to partnership with you. we need to get together every three months. we need to meet. we want to bring more cargo to the port of san francisco, it's a maritime port. we realize that. and i just want to say a special thank you to peter daly and jim malony, they worked very hard, they were very professional. but as i said, when we sat down across the table and had breakfast, the guy was just like, wow, i'm just relieved to
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know that labor, port are working together and we're looking into the future. we want to go out together. and one of my commitments as a commissioner is to go on these trips and to take labor and go with the port. and we want to bring more working class jobs, what the community really needs is jobs. they're not doing a good job in d.c. getting jobs. we want to do it here in the port of san francisco. and i want to thank the support of my commissioners here, president doreen, kim, and leslie, because we're committed. in the future i would just like to say before i'd like to have mike come up and say a word, i think we need more presentations on maritime and our clients. i think it's important. i think we need to be abreast. and we know this is a port with a lot of diversity in it from stadiums to maritime, to exploratorium. we all can coexist.
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madam president, i'd like to have mike come up and maybe jim wants to come up. i appreciate their efforts and hard work and professionalism [speaker not understood]. >> hello. thank you, madam president and commission. i appreciate the time. and willie, all the rest of the staff. i want to tell you, it was quite interesting for me. houston, texas is another world. california was -- [laughter] >> that was humidity, right, getting off the plane for sure. we were well received. and, again, i'd like to comment on the port, jim and peter and willie, we worked as a team in the sense our common goal is to bring work to the port of san
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francisco, develop the brake, boat and bulk facilities that we have and that are still vital maritime docks that we could enhance. speaking to the shippers, they received us in a way that was quite interesting to me because, excuse me, they were surprised, quite surprised. and a lot of the vendors that were in the exhibit were quite surprised that labor was there, especially iowu labor. we're going to make it a point of continuing our proactiveness in encouraging work to this port and to the bay area because it's quite important for the middle class of this country to enhance it. i want to say, though, it was interesting in this social venue that was -- took place, some of the exchanges. some of the best deals or the
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best ways to communicate are at these because it breaks down -- it breaks it down for these guys instead of being in the business atmosphere, there was a social atmosphere and they got to know us a little bit. and that's real important to put a face behind the organization or faces, and it was key. it was quite an experience and we're going to be doing it into the future in 2013. so, thank you and i appreciate the time. >> jim? >> commissioners, thank you for, first of all, for supporting setting commissioner adams and mike and james to houston to support us at the brake boat conference. i think one thing mike said is really key. i think business these days, business continues to be all about relationships and developing those key personal
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relationships and having an opportunity to sit across the table one on one and talk with -- these are the issues we have, these are the -- this is what i'd like you to address, allow us to want to do business with the port of san francisco. and i think we had an opportunity to talk with saga force carriers, bbc chartering, rick mers line and other carriers they'd like to call here and talk about these are the issues that we have. labor is an extremely important part of the conversation. i think its was very powerful you september commissioner adams have iowu represented and port commission represented at the conference. and i look forward to doing -- having future opportunities to work together with all of us and partner to work together to get business for the port. so, thank you. and again, thank you for your support. >> thank you. >> [inaudible]. >> go ahead [inaudible].
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>> in conclusion, i was just going to say thank you very much, commissioner adams and mike and jim, for your time and your effort in doing this with us and your pragmatism. it paid off handsomely. madam president, that concludes my report. >> i think there is a groundbreaking at the park. i was wondering if we can share those details with the president. >> i will do my best. you can nod or shake her head. we are hoping to have a public groundbreaking of the new area at the park, acre and a quarter that was added, reported on a couple meetings ago. this next thursday, next week, november 1st at 10:30 a.m. at the site to celebrate the opening of that important project. and, of course, that is going to be open to the public and i believe invitations will be going out. we just got confirmation today. >> so it is confirmed.
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>> yes, it is confirmed. >> madam chair, i just want to say [inaudible] when i said in the future i would like more presentations on our maritime clients, i thought it would be helpful [inaudible]. i just wanted to make sure. thank you. >> okay, thank you. we do have item 7b, which is an informational presentation. >> do you want to do public comment -- >> sorry, public comment on the executive director's report. thought we had some already. is there any more? >> [inaudible]. >> one thing you may not have included in the report is one of our largest tenants had a big victory -- [laughter] >> so, congratulations to the giants on making it to the world series. glad to have them as a tenant. (applause) >> and to that end, we are working tirelessly to make the next week a great success in every way.
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so, that effort started interestingly enough. >> to, that do want to thank our staff and dpt and others for working well with the giants, the division series games as well as the championship series games. and now we welcome the world series. i think all of us all working together, it really showed. and i think there are nothing but good things about moving the people through all the games. having talked to some of the folks at the giants, really praised executive director for stepping right up and making sure that everyone was on the same page as we [speaker not understood] get things set up. so, thank you. >> thank you for sharing that. i was very gratified by the wonderful beautiful shots of the city we received during all of the days, including our newly repainted port logo on pier 48. we're very proud of. so, more to come with the new
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projects contemplated at piers 30/32. >> moving on to the next item. >> item 7b, informational presentation on employment and economic impacts as a result of recent infrastructure improvements at the bae-san francisco ship repair yard. >> here is an update on the bae. everything great, what's going on at bae which is a combination of policies and investments led by bae supported and participated in heavily by the port. they all just culminated, whether it's a banner year, we wanted to share that with all of you. and jay is going to make that presentation supported by jerry of our maritime division. and [speaker not understood]. so, congratulations to all of you. >> we'll make the presentation if we can contend with
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unfamiliar technology. i'm not -- i don't know -- yeah. >> [inaudible]. >> it's not that. >> [speaker not understood]. >> second. >> i haven't used this touch pad before. i'm jay ock in the maritime department. maritime regulatory and environmental affairs manager. this that capability i manage the port's dredging program and quality air program. i'm here to talk about the programs how they work at the shipyard and how they work together to promote not only environmental enhancements, particularly air quality enhancements here at the port, but also to provide increased revenues for bae, which means increased revenues for the port,